On July 16, 2015 uniQure N.V. (QURE), announced that Charles W. Richard, M.D., Ph.D., has been hired as Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Neuroscience, to lead the Company’s growing portfolio of gene therapies targeting neurological diseases including current clinical trials for the treatment of Sanfilippo B syndrome and Parkinson’s disease as well as preclinical programs in Huntington’s disease and other rare CNS disorders. Dr. Richard will report to Jorn Aldag, Chief Executive Officer of uniQure, and be based in the Company’s Lexington, Massachusetts facility. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its weekly performance is 1.24%. On last trading day company shares ended up $26.10. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -8.43%.
Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) reported financial results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2015. Revenue was $48.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, an increase of 63% over the prior year period. GAAP net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 was $21.5 million, and GAAP net loss per share was $0.25. Non-GAAP net loss was $7.0 million, and non-GAAP net loss per share was $0.08. Non-GAAP net loss excludes approximately $14.0 million in share-based compensation related expenses (including $0.3 million of amortized share-based compensation capitalized in internal-use software and $0.4 million of employer tax related to employee stock transactions) and $0.4 million of amortization of purchased intangibles. GAAP and non-GAAP net loss per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 were based on 86.4 million weighted average shares outstanding. Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) shares increased 13.70% in last trading session and ended the day at $23.24. ZEN Gross Margin is 64.40% and its return on assets is -30.30%. Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) quarterly performance is 5.97%.
Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) announced its regular quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share for the third quarter of 2015. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 31, 2015. On 05 August, Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) shares decreased -0.09% and was closed at $52.88. CR EPS growth in last 5 year was 7.20%. Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) year to date (YTD) performance is -8.99%.
Faro Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO) reported Q2 EPS of $0.24, in-line with the analyst estimate of $0.24. Revenue for the quarter came in at $83.8 million versus the consensus estimate of $79.69 million. Second quarter sales were highlighted by strong growth of 18% in the Americas. Our global sales continued to be impacted by foreign currency and weaker capital spending in Asia Pacific. FARO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) ended the last trading day at $41.65. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.87% and price to cash ratio as 4.65. FARO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) showed a weekly performance of 6.22%.
Networking company Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) will report its second quarter 2015 earnings on Wednesday, August 12, after market close. There are several factors to consider heading into earnings, such as the impact of new CEO Chuck Robbins, who recently took the reins from John Chambers, one of the longest-tenured CEOs. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares advanced 0.86% in last trading session and ended the day at $28.27. CSCO Gross Margin is 60.30% and its return on assets is 8.50%. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) quarterly performance is -1.66%.